Manufacturers need to move with increased agility and insight to grow and thrive in today’s competitive marketplace. In short, they need to become organisations that can connect everything in order to engage everywhere.
5G’s promise of fast data speeds and the ability to simultaneously connect a million devices in close proximity has got British manufacturers excited. So, could ‘Made in 5G’ become a mantra for the UK’s industrial sector?
One of the most striking similarities between manufacturing and the high-octane world of Formula One is how both are trying to marry up the unstructured insights and ‘gut feelings’ of their respective experts with more structured telemetry and analytics.
Modern manufacturers (and Formula 1 race teams) need real-time insights right where the action is. But how do you gain data-centre level compute power without the time involved with sending information to be analysed and the results returned?
5G’s promises of high-speed network communication have grabbed our attention, but mostly as it relates to our own smartphones. Will the industrial testing of this technology help get the manufacturing 5G snowball rolling?
Burberry has come a long way since it was founded 163 years ago. During his keynote at Make it British Live, senior production manager at Burberry, Hareesh Kallambella explains what we need to know about the fashion mill of the future.